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O'Donnell, Edwards, Murphy, Rogers.

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Philadelphia 12, Israel 5, Camden 5, Matt Pellman 3, Tom Corbett 3, Humid 3, Allentown 3, Phillies 2, Karen 2, Tsa 2, Chester 2, Delaware 2, Pennsylvania 2, Florida 2, Washington 2, Quakertown 2, Wilmington 2, Bell 1, Christiana 1, Mcdade 1,
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   Edwards, Murphy, Rogers.  

    July 11, 2014
    5:00 - 5:31am EDT  

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>> good morning, 5:00 a.m. on this friday july 11. we have news you did not see last night. >> an attacker savagely beats a man to death outside his philadelphia home, now the search is on for his killer. >> the fight between israel and hamas grows violent and the turmoil strikes close to home. >> a new commercial encourages
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flyers to hate it. >> good morning, david is off off -- good morning, karen is off, david is looking at weather and matt pellman has traffic. >> reporter: we have a heavy hitter coming through chester county and there's talk of maybe minor flooding along the east branch of the brandywine creek along downingtown. 72 in philadelphia. 68 in wilmington, 6 approximate in allentown. these are comfortable numbers, even though it's a tad humid in a couple of spots. 77 degrees by noon, 3:00 p.m., 87. 82 by 6:00 p.m. there's a slight chance of an afternoon shower or thunderstorm popping up. most of these will be south of philadelphia. probably mainly in central, south jersey and theyer not going to last -- and they are
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not going to last real long. matt pellman remember to keep the sunscreen handy if you're going to the pool or the beach. we'll be back with the weekend call. >> reporter: you know i need to keep the sunscreen handy with this pail skin. we're drying out this morning, i know i drove through chester county there's a lot of standing water because of all the downpours. you'll see finds puddles as you head out. no issues on the schuylkill expressway or the boulevard. we had an earlier crash on southbound 309 near bethlehem pike near the split that's gone. eastbound near willow grove on the turnpike, the construction has cleared.
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there's construction taking out the left lane until late. a man has been beaten to death outside his philadelphia home. the action cam was on the scene north fairhill street. they found a 54-year-old man lying in a pool of blood outside his home. witnesses have told police they may have spotted the killer. >> responding officers got some information that a male was seen running from the victim south in the 2800 block of fair hail possible with some type of metal object in their hand. >> police are talking to witnesses to try to get a description of that man. investigators are looking for a motive for this brutal crime.
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>> happening today a noontime rally in center city philadelphia in support of israel. we'll have a report in the next half-hour. the violence continues in the middle east. a rocket from gaza struck leaving a man injured. gaza has fired four missels into israel over the last four days. gerard from bala cynwyd just returned from israel, he took a picture of himself in a bomb shelter. >> there's all these people rushing trying to cram into this little room. >> reporter: israel has bombed 900 targets in gaza. palestinian officials say most of the dead is women and children. president obama is hoping to
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help broker a cease-fire. >> 5:04. relative also of people shot by -- relatives of people shot by police officers turned out in city hall. commissioner ramsey was on hand as investigators invited the public to talk about their experience with the police department and where they think the department fall short. some did not minutes words about what they call a lack of trust by the force. >> we believe it's hard to get justice for the victims of police-involved shootings because the police view the citizens more as their enemies as respected taxpayers who pay their salary and who they are supposed to protect. >> the review which comes at the request of the commissioner is expected to result in new policy and training tactics for
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the officers. they prayed for the justice of a woman caught in the crossfire and killed. crystal brown was murdered outside the adams market at 7th and adams. that's where the peace rally started. it was organized by the wilmington police. community members march from there through city streets to 6th and madison. >> the company hotech announced it is moving from marlton to camden. they promise to bring 35 new jobs to camden. they make components for energy plants. critics say 395 jobs are not enough to justify the enormous tax break. camden has been aggressive to try to lure jobs to the city. the sixers practice facility will be erected in camden, we'll
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see how things go in terms of jobs and tax breaks. >> a lot of people would love to see the city revitalized and this could go down the road towards that. >> reporter: as we take look outside we're looking at sky 6 at the airport. no weather-related issues in and around our neck of the woods or anywheres in our most poplar travel destinations. 68 in atlantic city at the boardwalk. 72 in philadelphia. there's one issue in terms of precipitation today and that's later this afternoon when there could be a pop-up shower or thunderstorm just briefly for a little while. most of you don't see, if you do, you want to take cover because any thunderstorm could produce lightning, you don't
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want to deal with that. allentown partly sunny, less humid, 85 degrees this afternoon it will be a nice one. 87 today in philadelphia partly sunny and again, i'm posting spotty storms or showers, but they are mainly south of philadelphia and south jersey the way things look. here's how numbers are going, 75 by 8:00 a.m., 82 by 11:00 a.m. 86 degrees by 2 with the high of 87. probably hitting around 3:00 p.m. partly sunny skies overall. if you're heading to the ballpark, the phillies on a roll after sweeping the brewers four games out in milwaukee. the nats are in town. 79 for the first pitch, 73 for the 9 inning. if you're heading to the poconos, today 78 partly sunny, stray thunderstorm possible in the afternoon on saturday high of 78. sunday more humid high of 80 and thunderstorms likely then. down the shore pretty much the
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same kind of profile. today a scattered thundershower, 82 degrees dry most of the time. saturday, lots of sun, 80 and sunday, 84. in philadelphia, nice and warm, 87. 87 and partly sunny on saturday, great weather during the day and at night for 6abc night at the philadelphia union down in chester. sunday, more humid an afternoon thunderstorm is possible, now it looks like we'll get up to a high of 90, so it looks like it will be hot on sunday. any thunderstorms that occur it will be on the strong side. monday, hot and humid, 92. strong thunderstorms then. tuesday, warm and humid, 86 degrees, tuesday may feature strong storms. temperatures drop wednesday and thursday, it's going to be very comfortable. >> we have video of a fast-moving wrield fire out
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west. -- wildfire out west. >> a bear attacks a florida woman outside her home. find out why her neighbor faces criminal charges. matt. >> reporter: no problems to report along the blue route and mcdade boulevard. this weekend 476 is closing we'll tell you where and exactly when ever after the break. >> tsa turns to social media, to show you what the dangers outlines things people bring on planes, we'll show you a few items late
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>> welcome back you're taking a live look here, sky6 live hd looking out over penns landing a
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over to the delaware, nice, quiet morning this morning, 71 degrees right now, it will get up to 87 today. >> seems like a lot of people with jobs are not going to them this week. they are on vacation, matt. >> reporter: as a traffic reporter, i'm perfectly fine with that, stay home people, enjoy your vacation. let's head to the burbs. volume is light, we've seen lighter than normal this week as people enjoy vacation post the 4th of july holiday. here's 202 malvern chester county. i've been warning you all week coming up this this weekend thee changing the traffic pattern around, so overnight they will shift the southbound lanes on to this pavement heading toward 401. they have painted the lines for you, they are ready for you. the northbound side of the road will stay over her.
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tonight they will be reopening the off ramp from 202 to 29 south. changes on 202. schuylkill township they are closing 23 valley forge road between county club and valley park roads. this goes until 6:00 p.m. him for the next 45 minutes or so, avoid 23 stay on palings road or egypt road. northeast extension we have northbound construction past quakertown taking out a lane. 476 closed northeast extension southbound between quakertown and lansdale overnight sunday midnight until 6:00 a.m. they will close the northeast extension stay on 309 during that time. time for the commuter report brought to you by the waze app. let's see what's happening down in the delaware burbs down in christiana. we have a vehicle stopped on the
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shoulder near newark that's not a big deal. >> firefighters are battling two wild fires in washington state that charred more than 18,000 acres since it started on tuesday. people in a dozen homes have been told to evacuate. 200 other homes are threatened. crews are fighting the new 25-mile fire 40 miles away. that fire was burning away from homes and deeper into the forest late last night. no homes have caught fire and there have been no injuries. >> a nasty three vehicle crash has been blamed on a toy gun in wisconsin. an 11-year-old boy was in the back seat of the car on tuesday when he leaned out of the window and pointed his air soft gun at the car behind her. the driver thinking she was about to be shot at slammed on the brakes. the car hind -- behind her, rear ended her and hit another car head on.
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the sheriff's office is asking juvenile authorities to require the boy to serve probation for disorderly conduct. a bear attack is blamed on attacking a woman, the man fields the bear. he encourages the bear to come into the neighborhood. he pleaded not guilty in court yesterday. he has another hearing next week. >> the sixers continue their summer league games in florida today. they will face the memphis grizzlies at noon. the phillies swept the best team in the national league. the phillies open a weekend home series against the washington nationals. >> let's hope they can keep it going. >> boeing announces plans to
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fix the problem that seems to have plagued the airline industry for decades. >> doctors are proposing a new strategy dealing with the backlog for people waiting for liver transplant. it involves splitting the difference. >> reporter: we have afternoon thundershowers and thunderstorms in a few could corners of the neighborhood. we have lots of green planes on the big board. we'll be back with the day-park forecast. >> you don't forget you can gt "action news" and accuweather anytime with our 6abc news app. it's free at the apple and goog safety goggles?
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this breakfast burrito is exploding with flavor. i think you're getting a little carried away. morning, guys. dunkin's southwest steak breakfast burrito, with steak and fire-roasted vegetables, is packed with flavor. hurry in today. if he were a lobbyist... if they were political contributors... maybe tom corbett would listen to them, instead of cutting funding for their schools. oil and gas companies gave corbett 1.7 million dollars in political contributions. and he gave them a sweetheart
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deal on taxes that's costing pennsylvania billions. corbett's mismanagement has caused a huge budget deficit. and his painful education cuts are forcing teacher layoffs and increasing class sizes. now corbett wants to give the oil and gas industry even more handouts. and what's he getting from them? corbett's keeping that secret. so pennsylvanians are challenging tom corbett to come clean. release the records of your meetings with donors... that you've been hiding. disclose all the contributions, letters and emails from oil and gas lobbyists who influence you. we've got a right to know who tom corbett's listening to. because it sure isn't us. >> go go gophers are creatina hazard for anyone walking on the
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grass. the greendz keepers are trying to get -- the grounds keepers are trying to get rid of the critters, but no luck. >> reporter: let's check the ben franklin bridge, happy friday people, we're looking good on our good buddy ben. traffic is moving nicely. we have construction in the right lane heading toward camden. sunday morning if you're out and about early, 6 to 7:30. the ben will be closed for the american cancer bike-a-thon. use the walt whitman bridge or the blimg. the norristown regional rail line will be shuttle busing between the transportation and elm street. >> reporter: we're starting out on the mild side most of us are in the low 70s. 84 by noon, it will be warm. high of 87 strikes around 3:00 p.m. 82 by 6:00 p.m.
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a slight chance of a pop-up shower or thunderstorm. but that's mainly south of philadelphia, and parts of south jersey and delaware, it's not going to last all day. it's going to have a pop up temporary situation. a reminder ppl park hosts channel 6 night playing the colorado rapids on saturday night. he posted a blog previewing the game on my facebook page and you can catch it if you follow me on twitter. >> a researcher at the university of pennsylvania has found a link between hot weather and increase risk of kidney stones. the study reviewed 60,000 privately insured patients across five cities including philadelphia. the study cited dehydration in hot weather is a in factor. >> nearly 16,000 americans are
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on a waiting list for a new liver. surgens have splilt a liver into two parts, now they have grown to full size. there are a few more complications, but nine years later those patients were doing just as well as patients who received a whole oregon. >> dip and dot rescue comes to the rescue of crumbs cupcakes. >> reporter: topping america's money, picking up crumbs, an investor group may pick up crumbs and open the stores. airline passengers may be getting the answer to their prayers, bigger bins, they will have space bins, they are bigger and lower, so it's easier to hoist your bag into them. spirit airline the airline
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that travelers love to hate. they will give you frequent flier miles for selling why you hate or saying what you don't like about another airline. today is slercht. 7-eleven. they are offering a free snack for every day of this week. if you download this app. there's concern about a popular as seen on tv product. consumer report said it could post a safety risk. >> friends and family plead for
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cut! [bell rings] this...is jane. her long day on set starts with shoulder pain... ...and a choice take 6 tylenol in a day which is 2 aleve for... ...all day relief. hmm. [bell ring] "roll sound!" "action!" >> consumer reports is warning about a resign product called the nutra bullet pro 500. they said the blender's blade cracked during its standard testing which means people might swallow sharp metal fragments. the company said consumers reports testing is flawed because the pro 900 is is not designed to crush ice cubes and must have liquid to operate smoothly. >> the new jersey
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transportation authority is showing social media showing several pictures of illegal items that passengers are caught with at security checks, one a device here that looks like a hand grenade. tsa prevented passengers from bringing daggers on to flights and these utility knife blades were found concealed in a siewby due greeting card taped to it. head to my instagram page 6abc matt od. israeli airstrikes intensified in gaza overnight with no signs of letting up.
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the turmoil strikes close to home for families in the philadelphia area. a live report when "action news" continues.
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>> happening now on "action news," a bike sicklist un-- bike er unloads bullets on action philadelphia street and leaves one dead. >> accuweather is calling for clearer skies to prevail today. >> good morning, it's july 11, karen is off, let's find out about the clearing skies with david murphy and matt pellman is looking at traffic. >> reporter: all right, guys we are look clearing skies as the rain is off the coast and we have early sunshine. it is not as humid is a couple of days ago. 63 in allentown. it's going to be another